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TRA 2026 Call for Host country

The Transport Research Arena (TRA) is THE European research and technology biennial conference on transport and mobility. The next planned editions will take place in Portugal/Lisbon in 2022 and Ireland/Dublin in 2024.

As a key event in Europe for the latest research and innovation results and the development of future mobility visions, TRA covers all modes and forms of transport and the issues influencing it for both passenger and freight transport, in urban, inter-urban and long distance settings.

TRA is hosted on a rotation principle between European countries and is jointly organised by the host country together with: the European Commission, the European Technology Platforms for Aviation (ACARE), Construction (ECTP), Road (ERTRAC), Rail (ERRAC), Water (Waterborne) and Logistics (ALICE), the Conference of European Directors of Roads (CEDR), and the European Transport Research Alliance (ETRA).

The call for Candidates to host the 11th Transport Research Arena (TRA) Conference in 2026 is open until June 30, 2022 (access the selection criteria, application timeline and conditions here).

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